Presentation by Jan Maxwell (Ohio University Library, Assistant Dean, Collections & Access) as pa...
Presentation by Jan Maxwell (Ohio University Library, Assistant Dean, Collections & Access) as part of a program called "Common(s) Wisdom: Designing Graduate and Faculty Spaces that Work". Program was hosted by LLAMA - BES at the ALA Annual 2010 conference.
If you build it, will they come? Does the concept of a separate "Research" or "Scholarly" Commons meet identified needs? Is there a sure-fire mix of research and teaching support spaces guaranteed to meet the demands of this vital (and vocal) group? What are the challenges in designing and living in these facilities? Learn how two libraries are enhancing the scholar’s experience. Come away with proven ideas to use in your own library.